The Blue Sea Slug or Blue Dragon Packs a More Potent Sting than a Man O’ War

Blue Sea Slugs, or Blue Dragons, or Blue Mollusks live off shore of Australia and South Africa.

They float upside down on ocean currents until they find their prey — Portuguese Man o’ Wars.

They attach themselves to the tentacles of the large, giant, venomous jellyfish-like creatures and feed.

They store the Man o’ War’s venom in the spiny finger-like protrusions.

The venom becomes so concentrated in their tiny, 10x-smaller bodies, they pack a vicious sting.

P.S. They are hermaphrodites — possessing both male and female sex parts.  Both partners in a pair produce eggs.


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